Join Marlene Chism for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Anger Management.
- Anger is part of the human experience.…There will always be unfair circumstances.…People are going to cross your boundaries,…waste your time, do you wrong, or irritate you.…It's easy to look out the window and find someone to blame.…But to look in the mirror and use your anger…as a catalyst for personal growth…takes an act of courage.…However, change is a process, not an event.…Here's my challenge to you.…Go back through and work on each video…one week at a time…keep a journal to chart your progress.…
Get an accountability partner…who can witness your growth.…Then practice, practice, practice.…Practice the skills until the skills become habits…you no longer have to think about.…While you're practicing…there may be times when it feels…like you're going backwards,…this means your awareness is increasing…so be careful not to judge yourself.…As you give yourself the grace to grow,…you'll find you can extend the same grace to others.…If you're interested in learning more…about anger and all the other emotions…that float around in the workplace,…
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- Identify the most common myths about anger.
- Explore the differences between suppressing anger and using calming techniques to gain control.
- Recall what happens when you get triggered and use a formula to understand your triggers.
- Recognize unwanted behaviors and explore how to replace with desired behaviors.
- Identify three components of responsible language as a tool for managing anger.
- Explore a three step process to build the space needed to respond to anger appropriately instead of reacting.